[Ip-health] 29 October 2015 - WIPO Global Challenges Seminar on Advancing a New Generation of Products to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases

Thiru Balasubramaniam thiru at keionline.org
Thu Oct 22 12:40:57 PDT 2015


http://www.wipo.int/meetings/en/details.jsp?meeting_id=38283

http://www.wipo.int/edocs/mdocs/mdocs/en/wipo_gc_td_ge_15/wipo_gc_td_ge_15_inf_1_prov.pdf

Global Challenges Seminar on Advancing a New Generation of Products to
Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases

Geneva, October 29, 2015 WIPO Headquarters, Room NB 0.107

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM prepared by the International Bureau of WIPO

Thursday, October 29, 2015

10.45 – 10:50

Introductory Remarks

Speaker: Mr. Anatole Krattiger, Director, Global Challenges Division

10:50 – 11.20

Keynote speech: Advancing a New Generation of Products to Combat Neglected
Tropical Diseases

Speaker: Dr. Peter Hotez, President, Sabin Vaccine Institute; Dean of the
National School of Tropical Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics and
Molecular Virology & Microbiology at Baylor College of Medicine;
Editorin-Chief, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases (USA)

11.20 – 11.35

Discussant: Dr. Remko van Leeuwen, Project Director, HOOKVAC Consortium;
Director of Acquisition, AIGHD Foundation and Department of Global Health,
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands)

11.35 – 12.00

Open discussion
Moderator:
Dr. Remko van Leeuwen



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